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COVID-19 Decline: Delhi Govt recommends ending weekend curfew, Odd-Even system in markets

Punjab Tribune Bureau | January 21, 2022 12:19 PM

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Friday recommended lifting the weekend curfews in the national capital that is in place from 10 pm on Fridays to 5 am on Mondays and the odd-even system for markets and shops.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has issued a recommendation to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on easing Covid-19 curbs amid a decline in Covid-19 cases.

Earlier in the month, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has decided to impose a curfew in Delhi on Saturday and Sunday to curb the COVID-19 surge.

Delhi on Thursday reported 12,306 fresh COVID-19 cases and 43 more fatalities due to the viral disease, while the positivity rate dipped to 21.48 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department. This is the highest number of deaths reported in a day since June 10, 2021, when 44 fatalities were recorded.

 

 

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